Underground Heavy Diesel Fitter

Date: 12 Jun 2024

Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, AU

Company: northernst

Ready to pursue your professional journey with Northern Star? Northern Star Mining Services (NSMS) is an in-house contractor that specialises in providing underground mining services to its parent entity, ASX 50 listed Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST). As a global-scale gold miner, we have sizeable operations in Western Australia and Alaska. With unparalleled pathways for advancement and avenues for personal growth, we stand as Australia’s premier gold employer. Your journey starts here.


At Northern Star, we live by our STARR Core Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results. These Values are not just words on paper; they are the cornerstone of our Company culture and guide everything we do. You will play a pivotal role in upholding these Values and contributing to our collective success.


Trade qualified Heavy Duty Fitters wanted for our Kalgoorlie Operations! FIFO, Residential or Relocation packages on offer.  Promising a long term and fulfilling future, join our esteemed maintenance team on the convenience of an even time roster. 


Here’s what awaits you:

  • Up to $80/hr (annualised salary $175,200) + Super
  • Family friendly 7/7 roster, residential,  FIFO from Perth or Attractive relocation packages that include cost of living financial support.
  • Permanent Full-time position
  • Development opportunities - trade upgrades and OEM training
  • Latest low hour Sandvik & Epiroc fleet


To thrive in this role, you’ll need:


  • Practical experience working within a heavy-duty environment.
  • Excellent fault-finding skills with the ability to carry out preventative and breakdown maintenance.
  • Awareness of the Mine Safety and Inspection Act & Regulations.
  • Reliable and have demonstrated ability to work without supervision.
  • Safety first mentality for yourself and others



  • Hold an Australian recognised mechanical trade qualification.
  • Minimum "C" Class unencumbered driver’s licence.


Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
  • 5 weeks annual leave for site-based employees.
  • Employee Share Plan programs.
  • Gold standard parental leave policy.
  • GoldSTARR rewards program - cash savings for everyday expenses.
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services.
  • Salary continuance (income protection) insurance from commencement.
  • Salary sacrificing benefits, including novated leasing and remote area living benefit options.



Candidates must meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, relevant right to work and valid Australian national police clearance.    
Northern Star is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce.  We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Apply now to join the Northern Star team!

Want to know more about Northern Star? Search www.nsms.com


No agency referrals will be accepted at this time

Shortlisting for this role will begin immediately.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia.